The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1934 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY', DECEMBNll 24, 193-i 1 BLYTHBV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Letter io Saturday Evening Post Was "Private" He Declares WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 llll>) — Recovery Coordinator Donald It. Richucrg today attacked as "without necessity and without propriety" publication of a letter In which he warned publishers against possibly libelous matter In Gen. Hugh S. Johnson's forthcoming autobiography. RIchlicrc said the letter, sent to the publisher of a national weekly, was "private correspondence" and that ils publication was entirely unauthorized. "I have no Intention." Riclifaerg saiil, "or adding further to the publicity concerning Genera! Johnson's forthcoming book. I wrote Hie letter ns n mailer of precaution after hearing reports of some matter which I understood was lo be included." Richbcrg. in a letter to George Hotacc Lorimer, editor of the Saturday Evening post, warned (hat "full legal responsibility" would have to be assumed for any derogatory remarks by the fiery former NRA chief. He scut, n copy of this letter to (he publisher who will Issue the autobiography in book form. Closing Stock Prices NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (Ul>> — Sleeks were quiet but linn In today's pre-hollday session. Most jronps firmed with advances ranging to more than two points, A. T. and T 103 3-4 Anaconda Copper .... 10 5-8 Belli. Steel "30 Chrysler 39 5-8 Cities Service 11-2 Gen. Am. Tank 30 Ceil. Electric -201-4 Gen. Motors 32 1-8 Int. Harvester 39 1-2 Montgomery Ward ... 28 1-1 ' N. Y. Central 20 Packard 4 5.3 Phillips Pet. ' 14 1-4 na«llo 51-2 Simmons Beds ... 9 St. L.-S, P 11-4 Standard of N. j 41 7.0 Texas Co ''0 I -'> U. S. steel '. 37 McKessoii-RobWns ... K 1-3 Zonite 4 U. S. Smelling ...... 133 1.4 "Hot 1 ' Grapefruit Rival Of "Hot" Oil in Texas MERCEDES, Tex. HJP>—"Hot," Grapefruit may soon be as great a problem lo Tcxans as ''hoi" oil. R. V. O. Swarlhout, Texns citrus co-ordinnlor, has put into effect a prorallon order limiting shipments of grapefruit from llii.v slide. The order was authorized by the Texas Citrus Committee, mid is designed lo prevent, speculation in grapefruit in produce centers end to ci-enlc a uniform price during Ihe entire season. CevlKicales have been issued to growers in ilia Rio Grande Valley, am! ns is (he ease with oil, producers must, receive a "lender" before tliey c,iii ship [Heir fruit. Penalties (or violation of I lie ^Pi-oration order are so heavy thai il is believed there will not be much "hot" grapefruit running. Curious rig, I'ark Cliops Now SANFORD, Me. (UP)—Charles Morey has plenty of bacon an<l pork chops because his eel pig was loo curious. An electric cord, which clnnglcd over HIE pig-pen, got. the a tost "of flip, .pig- and - U, jumptil. catighl il, chcv.'cd at the iiisulalion until n charge of electricity ciul=.U ils life. Kcad Courier Newr V/ant Ads. MEK11Y CHRISTMAS Today's Markets early gains. , open liinh low close lift! 1203 1251 12520 1251! IMG 1250 1250 I2IJ8 1270 1204 128-1 1273 1216 1270 1270 1275 1278 1273 1273 1250 12(52 1258 1258 Spols closed quiet at 1285, unchanged. Dec. Jim. Mar. May July Oct. New York Cotton Orleans" C'oltSft NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 2'1 (Ul'> —The cotlon market moved up :i foil' (Mints In rarly trading today on reports or heavy Christmas sales o! cotton goods. Failure of Secretary Wallace to make n statement regarding lils crop program for next year proved a disappointment, and in the afternoon the market lost nil Ms NEW YORK, Dec. 24. lUl') — Cotton closed barely steady. open high low close Dec 1205 12IJ5 1250 1253 Jan 1255 1258 1240 1248 Mar 1207 1280 1203 1203 May 1275 1277 1270 1270 July 1277 1270 1271 1271 Oct 1202 1204 125G 125G Spots closed steady and unchanged nt 1280. Old Coin Dug Up EAST WOLFE13ORO, N. 11. (UP)—While employed on excavations at the old Governor John Wt'iilM'orlh estate, Elmer Mnrgnu, 111. dug.up a copper coin bearing the date 1713. H is believed lo be nn Enylish colonial penny, perhaps til considerable value for its anti- Chicago Students Favor Medicine and Law CHICAGO (UP)—Freshmen al the University ot Chicago continue to favor the tnulitloiral "doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief," professions as vocations to tollqw after Ki'iidutitlon. • v A repoit issued by Robert C, Wocllnci-. heiul of Hie vocational Biiirtaucc and placement service lit the university, showed thai approximately 50 per cent ol tlio freshmen who have niude a vocational decision chose medicine, la\\ or education. Nearly 24 per cent of those who "arc In school for a definite purpose," have chosen to enter business, Woellner said. JoiiiDiill.siH, mi and decoration dranmlies nnd music Iui!8C<! behind the favorite vocntlonn choices. JOE P. PRIDE Certified Registered Engineer General Engineering, Surveying, Mapping 1'litme 498 BIylhcville, Ark. We wish our ctis- lomcvs and 'other friends a H a |> p y Christinas and a Joyful New Year. TRANTHAM COAL COMPANY Phone 964 Bolh Bo«r» Knocked Out 1MHTFORD, Conn. (Ul'J—Mike Jnrvls mid "codfish" Bnlesaiio, mtmtcur fi'nlhpnt'clghts, both Iniul- ed haymakers at the same llmo und knocked each oilier out' In Ihc first round. However, Jnrvls cuiiic lo before the count finished I was awarded, tho decision. ; Coal Shovel Was Weapon EL.KO, Nov. (UP) _ diaries B. Himniston, Jr., complained lite wlfo told him to get n divorce nml tlriiclt him with n coal shovel. This he contended should sccuro PAGE his tingle status again, The Hun. nlslons were miirrlcd In New York City, Oct. 16, 1933. .. h55NA flnm-M etaoln slndhi cwfvv KUU'MONT, 1'n. (UD-Conncll- nmn Armoiul Bruno's cut is homo again. He look the feline lo his cnuip lit Ihc woods 58 miles nwny Mid left 1L with: the civrclnkcr. Kleven dnys laler (lie cat was paw- Ing iit the door of Bruno's homo here. SUto Srul Upside Down AUC1USTA, Mo. (UP) — Some- to all our 'friend .from - - - Jnex Wlicclcr .Iran I''islinr Quinii fjcfniu lltirilin -; Miirgarcl Dccn Margaret Deen's Beauty Shoj)j>e Willlert 13y FrlgWalro Safe - Sanitary CRAIGS DAIRY Phono 74 On Display Saturday, Dec. 29 THE NEW 1935 l)<ln| haa to •!» done »nd done Quickly about tlie new rug pur- c|l»s«d rewiUly ,fof Hie Senate Chamber here. The ing vaa correct, hi deloll, but the state seal wtls .woven In reverse. Californian Killed Hive Rattler With Rake KEKNV1LLE, Cnl* (UP)-Ordor- i>K her guest not to move when Imperiled by » laige rattlesnake n few Inches from her feet M,- S ««vc Yiu-broiigli sjiniclicd n g m -' Season's Greetings Tliroiitfli your friendship, loyally mill confidence in us, you luive coiilribulcd to our success and happiness during tlie past, year. Your orders have helped lo keep DIB wliiicta turning . . . They liave UIIIH hclpisil bniijj joy mid f-fitisf;u'(km inU> U\c life uf those engaijcii In this business. This message is lo lhan!< you and express our appreciation' . . . This greeting must serve in place of the cordial hand- ehi.sp we would like to exchange . . . With it you have our very best, svi.slies for a Merry Christmas and u most Prosperous New Year. John Buchanan den rake wid, sank the Iceth Into the reptile. ;' "A gopher snake, isn't' M" ask- . cd' Helen' neatly, 'guost from » ,- neslby city In Mre, Yarbrough's mountain cabin, us ell? almost stepped on the rattler tumbling out 1 ot bed, Tr As ft memento of lho incident, 1 > the visitor stripped 'the snake ol Its hide for curing. 'The four-foot snake had 10 rattles. . •? OS the six wives of Henry V11I, two were executed,- two were divorced, one died naturally, and tho sixth outlived him. •I'V 25 years we have greeted our friends and patrons at Christmas. We do so iifjain (his your with a feeling of satisfaction for the year's business ami n pledge that we will do oar best to serve you even belter in 19IJ5. Tom W. Jackson I PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. AUTHOlilZED FORD D1JAF,ER HELLO! HELLO! HELLO! EVERYBODY!' We wish that this will he ojie of joy and Merriment for all of you - - Our friends and customers. We want to thank you for the generous 'amount of business yon have given us I his year and pledge ourselves lo continue serving you with the same high quality of merchandise w e have handled in ihe past. Automotive Oep'f. HUBBARD'S J, P. Holland, Mgr, To a Christmas of Happiness and Health The en lire personnel of this insUlution joins in greeting our friends in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri at this holiday' season. We feel appreeiation for the pleasant dealings wo have had with you this year, and enter the New Year will) eonfidenee that they will continue lo our mutual benefit. To each of yon we wish a Joyful Christmas and New Year of Happiness and Prosperity. BLYTHEVILLE COTTON OIL CO

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